Keynote: Why Minnesota is Ground Zero for Green Chemistry

Presentation time: 

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm

Why Minnesota is Ground Zero for Green Chemistry
Minnesota is the center of the universe when it comes to green chemistry and this is not by accident. Significant investment decisions by companies and universities, public policy decisions by state leaders, and personal passions by many Minnesotans have given us this leading role. So how do we sustain this over time and how do we pass these advantages along to next generation? We are the beneficiaries of the gifts from those who have come before us, so what is our responsibility towards the future?